Order official Pennsylvania Birth Certificates and Vital Records online

How do I get a Pennsylvania birth certificate?

In Pennsylvania, birth certificates and other vital records can be obtained through the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Here are the requirements and procedures for ordering a birth certificate:


  • • You must be the person named on the certificate or an immediate family member (spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, or grandchild) to obtain a birth certificate.

  • • If you are not the person named on the certificate, you must provide legal documentation proving your relationship to the person.